Job Posting

ClusterLeaders/ HeadCounsellors

Camp Misquah

About Camp:

Camp Misquah is an Ottawa based non-profit summer camp that provides a special residential camping experience for adults and children with special needs in a beautiful setting on Lac Bitobi near Gracefield, Quebec, about an hour north of Ottawa. With energetic staff and high staff to camper ratios, Camp Misquah has been providing amazing summer experiences for over 50 years. ​The Misquah Recreational Group is dedicated to providing a memorable experience to people with developmental disabilities of all ages, and to ensuring that the experience is financially accessible for all.​ ​It truly is a place where memories are made.

Camp Misquah is currently hiring for our 2021 summer sessions. We run summer programming through July and August. We are looking for passionate, energetic and engaging individuals to join our camp team! We have a wide range of opportunities that may appeal to those of various talents and passions. We offer work for senior staff members, program team members, counsellors, nurses, maintenance and kitchen staff. If you are excited by the idea of working in an outdoor environment, creating close connections with co-workers and campers and are looking to make a difference this summer then Misquah is the place for you!


About the Position:

Title: Cluster leaders- Multiple positions available
Location: Gracefield, Quebec
Work Term: Summer position (Temporary)
Pay Code: C

Description: Camp Misquah is looking for dedicated, energetic, responsible and enthusiastic Cluster Leaders for our summer camp. A cluster leader is expected to maintain open lines of communication and work in a cooperative manner with other camp staff in fulfilling roles and duties. They are responsible for the leadership of all counselling staff in their cluster as well as a direct support person for assigned cabins groups and individual campers. Cluster leaders will be responsible for the care of all participants and creating a memorable summer experience for all those involved. They will be active members of the Counselling team and be directly supervised by the Assistant Director.


Must be 19 years old by August 20, 2021

Must be able to provide a Criminal Record Check

Standard first aid. Will be trained in basic ASL, CPI, and camp procedures 


Responsible for the safety, health, and well-being of campers. 

Daily review of assigned cabins wellness logs and regular check ins with staff members in their cluster.

Float amongst cluster and cover staff breaks as necessary

Adhere to all covid-19 related policies and procedures

Understand the individual needs of campers in your assigned cabin groups

Attend pre-camp training ( virtually and on site) and attend daily meetings while at camp 

Other duties as assigned

Skills and Knowledge:

Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or in a summer camp environment is an asset

Strong communication and teamwork abilities and ability to problem solve effectively – the ability to work in a group environment

High energy – Candidates should be prepared for physical labor of lifting, moving and lots of walking, and have a passion for being outside. This is a very active job

 Able to work in an outdoor environment for long periods of time

Outgoing personality and willing to actively participate in camp

How To Apply:

  1. Thoroughly read the following Job Descriptions.

  2. Visit out application page here 63xBQ/viewform

  1. Ensure that all your information is filled out correctly and that you have attached an updated cover letter and resume. Be sure to check that you have the correct contact information for your listed references.

  2. Submit and wait to hear back from us regarding interviews.



January 31, 2021